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mister. >> and all that matters. >> amazing time-lapsed video of sandy slamming new york city, the water rushing in, power going out. >> new york might get weird with a few more days without power. [ speaking spanish ] >> when your city is flooded, that is as fluent as antonio >> when your city is flooded, that is as fluent as antonio [ bleep ] banderas. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. as you wake up in the west, the extent of superstorm sandy's damage is becoming cloe ining c more alarming. blamed for 75 deaths in 10 states and 4.6 million homes and businesses still have no electricity. >> in new york city, many subway and xhouter trains are now running. drivers are seeing huge traffic jams going into manhattan. they also face severe gas shortages throughout the new york metro area. hundreds of thousands of people along the new jersey shore this morning are facing months, even years of rebuilding. jeff glor is in atlantic city, where president obama saw the power of sandy for himself. jeff, good
and suffering, it is seemingly the one problem that really touched a nerve. why the new york city marathon became such a lightning rod in the wake of the storm. >>> and it turns out one car was not as advertised. how owners will be compensated for some bad math. >>> good evening, i'm ken bastida. >> i'm dana king. frustrations and anger mounting over gas shortages, power outages and relief supplies four days after super storm sandy. here's the latest. 110 deaths are now blamed on that storm. and that number is expected to rise as more bodies are found in destroyed homes. just over 3 million people are without power and that is down from more than 8 million during the height of the storm. and more than 47,000 runners have been told this weekend's new york marathon has been canceled. >>> among the hardest hit area is staten island new york. the body of two people strapped by a 13-foot surge of water were found today. one was hanging out a window. a few hours before, one woman escaped with her three children. >> it hurts. i mean i cried for a few days, but there is nothing left to do. there i
. almost a million people still without power this morning in the new york city area where overnight temperatures fell to the 30s. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is urging those without power to go to a shelter. city officials are handing out 25,000 blankets to those who refuse to leave their homes. >> i have no power. no generator but my house is intact. i won't have power for a week or so. >> most schools in new york city are scheduled to reopen tomorrow. a week after the storm hit. many students have trouble getting to school due to the shortage of gas and disruption to public transportation. janetny pal ton know -- janet napolitano is scheduled to visit new jersey. gas is rationing in that state. the storm is being blamed for 23 deaths in new jersey and 107 deaths nation-wide. >>> there are no signs this morning of a man who disappeared from a peninsula mental health facility. 67-year-old kenneth morrison was reported seen at second street. he is described as 5'7", 220 pounds with gray hair and a beard. >>> a richmond firefighter is recovering this morning after suffering
. >> as for the new york city subway, you are looking at the hardest hit of all 468 stations. joe leader oversees maintenance >> we had barricaded up top with wood plywood and sand bags to keep the water out. when the surge came, to brought down all this material that doesn't belong here. large pieces of lumber, and that broke through the barrier, and allowed more water to come in. >> as much as the water's gone down, we're still two levels worth of water till we get to the tracks? >> absolutely. >> it will take a week alone just to pump out the water. but the subway system will be in partial service tomorrow. in manhattan, grand central terminal reopened after its longest closure ever in its 100 year history. >>> then there are those who are still just trying to get back home from the east coast. mark sayer talked with some passengers. >> reporter: a united flight from new york was one of the first to arrive in the bay area >> it was pretty hellish. >> reporter: stranded travelers like richard titus say the past few days have been quite stressful. >> i was staying at a hotel, they took good ca
jersey area. more than 2 million people still without power, mostly in new york city's outer boroughs and the suburbs. and there's growing frustration over a shortage of gasoline and heat as people wait in line for hours to fill up cars. >> those long lines aside, many storm victims also dealing with uncertainty and anxiety as they try to piece their lives back together. dr. nancy snyderman will be here with advice on dealing with the stress caused by hurricane sandy. >>> and it was supposed to be race day for some 47,000 runners in the new york city marathon. the event, of course, canceled on friday, much to the disappointment of many of those who were supposed to run. we'll tell you how some of them plan to spend this it day running for a much different cause. >>> and if you are like many people you may be ready for the election to be over. believe it or not, though, from clint eastwood's chair to kids who are sick of the whole thing, there were a fair amount of funny moments during this campaign season and we'll have a fond look back at those. >>> we do begin with the northeaster h
. >> reporter: there are still millions of people without power. in new york city, the mayor said it could be until next weekend before some folks in some burrows see their power restored. >>> as the cleanup continues on the east coast, we are getting a better look at how much damage was done by this storm. >> reporter: the damage from sand severy widespread but it appears that -- sandy is very widespread, but it appears that the jersey shore line in particular bore the brunt . this is what a small peninsula looks like, and here it is afterwards. this is what the casino pier in seaside heights, new jersey, looked like before the storm. and here's now. an entire quarter of the pier has been broken off. sheer a bridge to the north, before and after. the storm has washed away the western end of the bridge. there was also a lot of damage and flooding further inland. this is before and now after the storm. the entire wall of this apartment complex has fallen down, and finally this is the entrance to a parking garage in new york city. this is the before shot, and here's what the same spot looked
, we could have problems with hypothermia, especially with people a little older. new york city gets down to 34. that's the city. you go outside of the city, and some of the affected areas. the power's out. you got all that cold sitting around. it could be in the 20s, easily. and the windchill will be even worse. i wanted to mention that. and then, i've got another threat, of course i do. wednesday into thursday, that cold air meets moisture in the south. does it sound familiar? it's not the same. i promise you, it's not the same. five-foot to ten-foot waves are possible. cold, wet rain on the coastline. and some snow heading to some of the inland and higher elevation areas. i'll have more on this and the nation's weather coming up. for now, back to dan. >> just what we do not need in the disaster zone. ginger, thank you. >>> this morning, the feds say they are taking action on that massive gas shortage that is crippling the storm zone. check out the lines. these are reminiscent of the 1970s gas crisis. people are starting to get very, very cranky out there. can this new action taken
will see even more widespread 80s. details of that, coming up. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg spoke about the delayed a decision to cancel the new york city marathon. and when asked why he did not call it off sooner. he said now is not the time for second- guessing. >> ever since then he has been training for this year's new york city marathon before from a corner for maryland, new jersey company york. the shorelines are wiped out with a super storm sandy. leaving millions in the dark without power, no gasoline and home is destroyed and flooded. >> is a difficult time for everyone is an absolute travesty for all the people in new-york >> this person flew out of me your want the tuesday's flight was canceled. his ticket was paid for two months ago. >> the race was on for the week leading up to it and only on friday was i was already in new york city that they decided to cancel. it is frustrating. >> if mayor michael blumberg had announced it earlier. >> i would have been upset but completely understood. and i would have been upset and realize that there are people must need thi
, some new york city subways believe it or not are rolling once again. also today, laguardia airport has reopened. but power problems persist with more than 5 million still without electricity. the number of deaths blamed on sandy has now passed 70. ines ferre with more on the storm from lower manhattan. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york city. all three airports are open as of today, as is the new york stock exchange and broadway shows. but problems still
in pennsylvania and in upstate new york, or western new york really, i guess everything outside of new york city is upstate in new york. anyway, they've got some snow. and, again, this is all involving the circulation over what's left of sandy, which is in eastern canada right now way up north. and it's slowly but surely pulling, pulling, pulling away. now, our weather looks quiet this weekend and early next week, but a couple of storms will be developing down in the south. we're in a pattern that's gonna get these storms out over the atlantic to be something questionable. we'll be talking about the prospects of stormy weather sometime next week coming up in just a few minutes with our insta weather plus forecast. >>> our big story this morning comes out of baltimore city where police are investigating the sexual assault of a female jogger. >> her attacker held her at knife point. here's the latest on the investigation. >> the fells point promenade offers excellent views of baltimore's water front, so it's no surprise it's become a popular spot to go jogging but sharon clark said she's encounter
:30 super storm sandy claims another victim of the world-famous new york city marathon why the city officials ditched the race at the last minute and we will show you how the bib gourmand.. list works.. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. >>pam: now to the latest of that deadly aftermath of super storm sandy. new york officials reversed themselves today canceling the city's marathon that was expected to attract 40,000 runners this weekend. this city is still struggling to recover from superstore sandy. at least 90 people are dead and 10 different states because of the storm. and nearly 4 million homes and businesses are without power. some sections of new york city, like saddam island, have seemed a little assistance. >> this is a disaster
and businesses are still without power in new york city and on long island and a million are without power in new jersey. and that is causing concern as temperatures there begin to dip into the 30s. >> everyone is working as hard as they can. we have an enormous amount of city employee whose have been working 27 -- 24/7. >> most of new york city's schools are set to reopen tomorrow. that storm led to the cancellation of the new york city marathon which was set for today. coming up, how tens of thousands of runners spent their day instead. >> pg&e sent more trucks to the east coast. a truck being loaded from a military cargo plane. this is the third shipment of trucks to the region. you can go to www.ktvu.com for informatn on how to help the victims of the east coast storm. look under hot topics on the home page. >>> firefighter suffered a back injury while battling a two- alarm fire. the flames broke out at 8:00 p.m. investigators say four units caught fire. when firefighters arrived the building was engulfed in flames. >>> a man struck and killed by a muni friday has been identified tonight. san
is connected to tuesday's u.s. presidential election. >>> and new york city police detectives finally interview the nanny accused of killing two young children. what happened right after the meeting ended? . >>> with less than three days until election day both president obama and mitt romney crisscrossed the country in an all out sprint towards the finish line. >> we have almost forgotten what a real recovery looks like and what americans can achieve when we limit government instead of the limiting the dreams of our fellow americans and that is about to change. [ applause ] >> romney ended his day in colorado, but i started across the country in new hampshire and then appeared in iowa and ohio. polls show mitt romney and president obama running neck- and-neck. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy, not changed. refusing to answer questions about details of your policies until after the election, that has definitely not changed. >> president had some star power, singer john mellencamp and kate walsh opened for him in iowa and singer katy perry appeared. >>> there were long
controversy. >>> gas rationing in new york city and long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy. after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassmann is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. behind me you see one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey. this one is the new home for 750 emergency workers and 60 storm victims. there are also hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning, 11 days after sandy hit this shore line. in wintry somerset county northern new jersey, utility crews are still days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter with his a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just had gotten her electricity back on monday. >> such a relief like returning to civilization. >> reporter: that relief didn't last long. >> and then all of a sudden poof. and there we are, back in the middle ages. >> reporter: governor andrew cuoma blasted lipa utility company that services long island. >> part of it is just the
in new york city may have a really hard time casting a ballot. polling locations in all fife of the new york city burros have been relocated or combined as a result of that big storm. >>> also new this morning a small earthquake hit a part of new jersey still recovering from super storm sandy. it was a magnitude 2.0 quake. it was centered in ringwood new jersey which is still dealing with down trees and power outages. it didn't cause any real damage some people did hear a loud boom. the last time the quake of that size hit new jersey was back in 2010. >>> it is back to school, back to work for millions of people in the new york and new jersey area today. for the first time since that pig storm. could be really hard commuting into the city. many public transit routes still have no service and gas really hard to find. 80% of new york city subway system though has reopened. new york city mayor bloomberg said he will be joining thousands of commuters and he will ride the subway to work. >>> muni will relive part of its history as it celebrates its 100 birthday. vintage streetcars, cable car
it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history, after hurricane katrina. >> nearly half of new york city's death from superstorm sandy happened on staten island. homeland secretary janet napolitano is going there today, where people say they're suffering and not getting enough help. anna werner, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you stand on this street in staten island you can clearly see the path of destruction wrought by hurricane sandy. cars picked up and tossed like toys. that continues throughout the neighborho neighborhood. many residents say they feel ignored. some residents of staten island have started calling it the forgotten burrough. across storm-ravaged staten island, frustrations are mounting. >> we're going to die! we're going to freeze! we've got 90-year-old people. >> reporter: residents are outraged, claiming their community has been ignored in the days following sandy while aid pours in to other parts of new york and new jersey. >> they don't talk about them that much. a lot of people here are hurting much it's upsetting. >> reporter: power is out. hundreds
. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. >> we've been cold some nights. >> dark and cold. >> reporter: con ed says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds of thousands of people in manhattan. that's good news for elaine and mark. they have been stuck in their 20th floor apartment without elevator service since the storm knocked out power. >> coming up is really a hardship for us. >> that's why we stayed up here. >> reporter: here in new jersey, police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the first time since the storm. for many, it was an emotional homecoming. >> got upset. we lost everything we had. it's nothing we can do. >>
power and water or heat. >> most new-york city schools are preparing to also reopen tomorrow. still major obstacles is the largest school districts. many residents are still without power and some are trying to piece together what is left of their homes. and this gas shortage people are having difficulty * kidding around. this is because of their of their still having-difficulty getting a round. >> this d u i driver critically injured a pedestrian. that story, coming up. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >> santa rosa this man on probation for dui is in custody for 80 w--sanother dui chrisen ballesterso on coffee lane.. >> a livermore teacher is arrested for indecent and the exposure. he was in his car
this morning in new york city and many other communities. however, drivers are still waiting in those long lines for gasoline. and officials predict another difficult commute this morning because not all subways and trains are running yet. >> there is new you are jens in the recovery effort this morning because the weather is not helping millions of storm victims. jim axelrod is in the hard hit rockaways section of queens. >> reporter: good morning. this week, the weather forecasts are providing one more challenge for those parts of new york and new jersey that have been devastated by sandy. freezing temperatures that will affect the nearly 1.5 million customers still without power. >> onions. >> reporter: in the far rockaways section of queens, volunteers like diane chang aren't waiting for the government to help those who need it. they're doing it themselves. >> we're told they needed hot food out here. we thought we'd cook some hot food. >> reporter: at this intersection a makeshift supermarket sprang up in a parking lot. donations from churches and synagogues provided the inventory. fo
't be hearing that song this weekend after intense backlash. the new york city marathon is abruptly cancelled. i'm dan ashley. in the end 26.2 miles could not withstand the miles of criticism that the race sent the wrong message when the city is still recovering from hurricane sandy. this is a big about-face from the mayor michael bloomberg. he announced it on twitter. race organizers said logistics played a key role. >> a cancelled race. you have runner is from around the world here. we look we're on track for 40,000 runners. >> dan: now they are planning for next year. >> with scenes like this. >> this is your house right here? >> this is my house, it you'd to be over here. >> just posed like scenes like this forced the mayor to cancel the race. they have pallets 6 water and food. >> a lot of the provisions. >> but the picture that did not fit well with many in this city with hundreds of thousands still don't 6 power or large diesel generators guarded by security. >> how do you think your neighbors would like this? >> they would love it. >> there are children who are without blankets, without
out of new york city as the 86th annual mac. why's thanksgiving day parade has kicked off. looking to some new additions in terms of the balloons. this very the hello kitty. papasmurf will make his debut. and a lot of people have come out to watch it. 3.5million people to line the route there 567,890,000,000 will be watching it on television this year. and it is following a new route. it will skip time square. they are not happy about it. they will bypass the square and proceed down sixth avenue before culminating at the flagship store. they are setting up 5000 seats at the route for families affected by sandy. and make sure the people have a little bit of entertainment today. considering the hardships they have been facing. we'll be watching those shots. let's bring it here to the bay area. we want to update you on a situation of ocean beach a segment is closed as crews try to clean up a sewage discharge. they say that it came from a manhole near great highway and balboa. they spotted it yesterday. and the department of public works say the beach has no swimming advisory as offici
. let's go to mack kodar, live in new york city. >> reporter: for thousands who just got their power back they are once again in the dark because of this nor'easter which has slowed recovery efforts in hard hit areas. it is a one-two punch, nor'easter bringing fierce winds, wet heavy snow blanketing towns and citiesi4. >> our neighbors and friends. >> reporter: in new york and new jersey, 60,000 customers who got their power back after superstorm sandy, lost it all over again. are you frustrated with con ed? >> extremely so. there are some good(ku people at con ed working their hardest. as an organization, their response has been a scandal. >> reporter: new york city police were forced to close penn station because of overcrowding. >> i want to go home. >> reporter: the snow forced people in new jersey living in low-lying areas to once again evacuate. the storm forced fema and the red cross off of stat 10 island which was decimated -- staten island which was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? we are human beings. >> everybody is devastated they don't know if they
of gas, out of food, and out of patience. tensions flair on the road to new york city. traffic jams and gas lines stretched for miles in a commute of chaos. >> get in front of me. >> reporter: some stations ran out of fuel or power for pumps. triple a says only a third of the stations are open in new jersey and long island. some bridges opened up but police are enforcing a three person car pool to ease congestion. and more lines swell for buses, food and water. >> they're slowly trying to recover. >> reporter: millions of people in 11 states are spending their fourth night in the dark, including seven families in this lower manhattan apartment complex. this couple stranded on the 20th floor is nearly out of food. >> coming up is really a hardship for us. >> that's why we've stayed up here. >> reporter: their lifeline is volunteers who scales the stairs to bring food from two blocks away. travis air force base is sending a plane with heavy equipment. it left with more than a million pounds of truck and tools. today the death toll rose to 38 in new york city with the discovery of a 2
! this is three days. >> reporter: this is one of the hardest-hit communities in new york city. thousands still without power, many homeless. 19 people dead. in devastated neighborhoods overwhelmed by a violent surge of water, residents describe a supersized wave, as high as 20 feet. >> it was coming in rushing like rapids. >> reporter: well, welcome to your house, huh? we met this man, mike abruzzo. his house is completely gone. just the floorboards remain. he and his wife and two young daughters have been staying with relatives. >> and my youngest daughter yesterday, faith, said, daddy, i want to go home. i told her it's going to be awhile, hon. she don't understand, she's 6. >> reporter: he gives us a tour of what once was. one beautiful christmas plate. >> christmas plate. >> reporter: that's going to be a special plate at your house. >> that's going to have my mother's cookies on it. >> reporter: for 48 hours, search teams have been hunting for two brothers, just 2 and 4 years old, swept out of their mother's arms after their car was caught in the floodwater. today, their small bodies were
has not yet been identified. >> east coast after days of deliberation and controversy new york city marathon has been cancelled. the decision that this is just not the right time to hold the race. power coming back to the skyline. the mayor says conedison hoping to have most of the outages resolved by tonight. 3.8 million homes and businesses in the east are still without power, down from 8.5 million. california is helping to get power back on. trucks are being loaded on to aircraft in riverside county. pg&e announced it's sending 100 workers to the zaft yefr zone to help in efforts. 150 others sent out this week. >> tensions running high among those affected by the hurricane. and the suburbs may have to wait for a week with a cold front coming up. death toll now stands at 97. 40 fatalities occurred in new york city. the damage could hit $50 billion, second only to hurricane katrina. >> dozens of red cross volunteers from the bay area in new york now helping with disaster relief. 50 volunteers on 10 day to three week missions servinging people displaced or without supplies thousands
beach after superstorm sandy hit. about 145,000 customers in new york city still do not have power as of today, but that number is going dosays public transit is coming back but people have to allow extra time for travel this week. many schools will be back in session tomorrow, even though some classrooms still do not have heat. here's a look at how the salvation army is helping out those hardest hit by sandy. >> reporter: the salvation army says planning for the response to superstorm sandy started days before the wicked weather hit land. >> specifically, we had our disaster relief coordinator for the bay area deployed. >> reporter: spokesperson laney says that coordinator is currently in new jersey, districting food, water and providing shelter for those in need. >> it's providing care, providing a listening ear to those that maybe have lost their homes and can't find a family member. we provide someone to talk to and a listening ear, shoulder to cry on. >> reporter: on a daily basis, more than 100,000 people are receiving their meals from more than a dozen of these cantines, foo
government, city employees have been working 24/7. >> new york city announced today that thousands of voters will cast their ballots at different polling places on tuesday because sandy damaged this places where they were originally assigned to vote. >>> sandy forced the cancellation of the new york city marathon, and hundreds of the runners decided instead to help storm victims. they raised money and gathered supplies. other runners, disappoint overall the cancellation of the marathon, ran the 26.2-miles in central park. >> crews loaded relief supplies on to freighters at oakland international airport. the giant 747 airliners will carry tons of relief supplies. one jet left this afternoon. another scheduled to take off later. the supplies came from the sharp arm my depot in tracy. >> disney and abc are making monday a day of giving to victims. disney is kicking it off with a $2 million donation to the american red cross and you can help by texting abc to 90999 to give $10 to relief efforts. you can also donate to the red cross by calling 1-800-helpnow or going ongoing to red cross.org/abc.
from new york city this morning, shows the continuing long line of cars waiting to fuel up. gas shortages continue to be found across the east coast, 60% of gas stations in new jersey are closed because they've run out of gas. 70% of stations are closed on long island. the shortage of fuel lead to one violence incident in queens. authorities arrested a motorist yesterday after he pointed a pistol at another motorist who complained when he tried to cut in line while waiting for gas. that man is facing 15 years in prison, if convicted. >>> superstorm sandy could mean trouble for holiday shopping. retail analysts are worried department store sales could fall because people on the east coast had to spend unexpected money on supplies. macy's and bloomingdale's had to shutdown 200 stores. retail chains are expected to benefit, including home depot annual mart. >>> parent company walt disney company announced two million dollar contribution to the victims of superstorm san we are doing everything we can, including the cash donation, plus encouraging our employees to donate on their ow
to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. >> we've been cold some nights. >> dark and cold. >> reporter: con ed says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds of thousands of people in manhattan. that's good news for elaine and mark. they have been stuck in their 20th floor apartment without elevator service since the storm knocked out power. >> coming up is really a hardship for us. >> that's why we stayed up here. >> reporter: here in new jersey, police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the first time since the storm. for many, it was an emotional homecoming. >> got upset. we lost everything we had. it's nothing we can do. >> reporter: vicente juarez
city where that cleanup continues. we hear that a big decision was just made in new york city? >> reporter: yeah, in fact, jeff, they decided after days of controversy to now cancel the new york city marathon this weekend, deciding it's a time to stop, stay, and help instead of run in the city. you can see what is left of an older part of the boardwalk behind me here in atlantic city. so many communities from lower manhattan through here in atlantic city, up and down the east coast, all struggling, trying to find some way to come back right now. heavy equipment helps to steer the difficult recovery. power lines are slowly going back up. but many places are still overmatch bird the devastation sandleft behind. >> this is well beyond what any of us ever imagined. >> reporter: the long road to recovery now literally lined with hundreds of thousands struggling to survive. the lines stretch for blocks if you're lucky, but more often for miles. people waiting in traffic or for a ride on the limited public transportation available. hundreds hanging out just to charge their phones. >>
.m. continues now. >> we have breaking news on the new york city marathon. the mayor has decided to cancel their race after criticism. many new yorkers had been complaining it would be insensitive and divert city resources when many are suffering. no word on whether it has been rescheduled. right now, winds of 90 miles an hour and two feet of snow. it certainly created a punch of weather extremes. >> several days later there are more questions about the impact of global warming on our climate. we joined a teleconference with some ocean scientists to find out answers on this. he joins us with more. >> the four hundred year old tree which you see behind me that has been reduced to a stop is another victim of sandy. as you said, some scientists are speaking out about climate change in the role that the place with the super storms and how it chesapeake area will be affected. the tree is one of the evidence markers left by super storm sandy. profs discussed with reporters concerns about future storms. >> unless we solve the climate crisis, we can be sure that a super hurricane fuelled by global
people in new york city say they are not getting enough of. >> and the first polls opened just 30 hours from now. how the presidential candidates are spending the remaining hours ahead of tuesday's election. >>> happening now reality tv has come to the silican valley. bravo has tech workers trying to make it big. debora villalon has the news. >> reporter: invited guests have finished screening the pilot. it's a show about silican valley but tonight's hoopla is in san francisco. >> what are your favorite mels. >> reporter: the show stars answered questions. shooting the new series start- ups, silican valley. >> it's this sensation, apple, twitter, facebook, google, every single one of these companies started within 30 miles of where i'm sitting right now, that's insane. >> reporter: what's insane is a show portraying high tech with a cast too white, too attractive and too prone too party. >> i feel people that are in tech that aren't nerdty. >> reporter: jersey shore meets start-up glam. zuckerberg says the success of the film's social network about her brother and social network opened
now, let's give you a live picture of the macy's thanksgiving day parade in new york city underway now. gorgeous, sunny, kind of cold and kung fu panda doesn't seem to matter one bit. >> wow he's big. >> pablo sandoval, big in new york city. [ laughing ] >> we'll have more coming up. >>> check out this beautiful colorful sunrise from tamalpais, sausalito, san francisco to the south bay, gorgeous. temperatures warm, dallas 80, st. louis 70, 35 fargo, 37 great falls. upper 40s seattle and portland. one airport having issues, detroit flight arrival delays because of fog, a little rain around kansas city and seattle otherwise smooth sailing in san francisco, oakland and san jose. safe travels. >>> happening now 86th annual macy's parade in new york city is underway. the parade kicking off at 6:00 this morning.çf live picture now from the parade route. papa smurpf -- papa smurf, spider-man, 16 giant character balloons, 40 novelty, 28 floats. big headliner the man himself, looking forward that would be santa the city gave way 5,000 bleacher seats to families hit hardest by superstorm sandy,
and buildings in new york city and outlying areas that need a lot of help. here's a report. reporter: nypd patrols the dark streets, a welcome sight for residents who say the city has been slow to respond. >> you can see the houses. >> anthony says he'll never forget the night sandy came ashore, flooding his neighborhood with up to five feet of water. >> this is nothing i ever seen in my worst night may. scariest movie times ten. >> he used this rope to rescue his neighbors but pulling them off their roof and into his second store bedroom. but he would rather talk about the volunteers that have descended on his neighborhood. >> the heroes are people walking around feeding everybody and bringing hot food and coffee and talls and everything. the people around here, because nobody else did nothing for us. >> started off with me and my husband, and from there people kept coming. >> gael helped set up the donation center in what was an empty parking lot. >> we have had an abundance of help. slowly and gradually building its way up as far as the supplies and helpers. >> there was a whole sense t
damaged roads and buildings in new york city and outlying areas that need a lot of help. here's a report. reporter: nypd patrols the dark streets, a welcome sight for residents who say the city has been slow to respond. >> you can see the houses. >> anthony says he'll never forget the night sandy came ashore, flooding his neighborhood with up to five feet of water. >> this is nothing i ever seen in my worst night may. scariest movie times ten. >> he used this rope to rescue his neighbors but pulling them off their roof and into his second store bedroom. but he would rather talk about the volunhave that have descended on his neighborhood. >> the heroes are people walking around feeding everybody and bringing hot food and coffee and talls and everything. the people around here, because nobody else did nothing for us. >> started off with me and my husband, and from there people kept coming. >> gael helped set up the donation center in what was an empty parking lot. >> we have had an abundance of help. slowly and gradually building its way up as far as the supplies and helpers. >> there was
is no way to drive in, and i can tell you if you're trying to get into new york city, the order stands, you have to have at least three people in the car. in a region where people are already tired, hungry and fed up, no electricity, no subways, no water, this has got them fuming. commuters standing in line for hours to catch a bus. on the roads, mass gridlock, and no gas. >> i hope i don't have to push to the gas station. >> reporter: as many as 80% of the gas stations have no gas or power to pump gas. those with power are running out fast. the lines stretching for miles. >> here in new jersey it seems to be particularly bad. >> reporter: the line at this exxon in cram ford, new jersey snaked blocked through a nearby neighborhood. everywhere, temperatures are starting to flare. >> i was in this line about an hour. people, cutting in line at the other corner. >> this is america. you have to take your turn. >> reporter: in ridgefield where they're only taking gas, they were trying to fill up to make a c-section appointment. on long island, another bumper-to-bumper line taking up an entire la
town. you can do it every day, of course. something very important to new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who will join us to talk about it in our next half hour. >>> then an unusual punishment for a convicted killer in oklahoma. a teenager was sentenced to spend ten years in church after pleading guilty to manslaughter. the ruling has sparked a legal dispute and we'll hear from both sides in that case. >>> a bit later, we'll switch gears with a look at tonight's power ball jackpot drawing. there are 325 million reasons or so to buy a ticket. it is one of the biggest jackpots in history. did you buy one? will you buy one? >> i am going to play and then i am going to pray. >> i like that strategy. i like it. >> we'll see if it works this time. >>> we do want to begin with the death of actor larry hagman. msnbc's thomas roberts is here with a lot more on that. good morning. >> he truly was a one of a kind. larry hagman will forever be remembered for iconic role as j.r. ewing on the primetime drama "dallas." the character was a scheming business cheat, an unfaithful husband, and a
. but everybody else in the 30s. new york city 39. the outskirts outside of the city even colder. closer to freezing. . the windshields this morning are right there with you. as people getting power back, stay in the 30s not only for nyc but atlantic city. freezing by early tuesday. we have to talk about this storm, of course, you got that jet stream holding on to that cold air. grab some moisture down in the southeast and that's where it picks up the pace and it starts to form the nor'easter. rain show frers the carolinas tuesday down into florida. for wednesday, it starts to move north. that's when the winds pick up in the northeast. and then by thursday, it really mixing with some cold air. coastal new england gets the rain. poconos getting into some of the know. how much and what to expect? here it is, one to three inches of rain. six to 12-foot waves. and that inland snow. >>> so many people still without power. all right, ginger, thank you. >>> we'll turn now to politics. we're in the final push before election day. your voice your vote. the latest abc news/washington post tracking
in new york city. new york subways are providing limited service today and drivers trying to get into the city faced gridlock. cbs reporter vinita nair is in lower manhattan tonight. >> reporter: i'm here in lower manhattan standing in front of one of the many tunnels that remain flooded here in new york city. new yorkers are facing headaches when it comes to mass transit as well as power outages. con ed says it could be until november 11 before all the lights are turned back on across the city. in terms of mass transit, there have certainly been creative solutions. when it comes to the major routes bringing you into the city, the city is requesting that no driver arrive in a car with fewer than three people the way they are solving this problem if you get to a checkpoint and it is you alone, you're basically asked to take two more people into the car with you, strangers who you may or may not know. new yorkers are taking it in stride. they are doing the best they can but keep in mind, it is a long way until we are back to full strength. reporting in lower manhattan, vinita nair.
of cold air. boy, new york city getting down to 39 with the snow tomorrow. d.c. in the pocket of cold, too. >> oh, we have a whole group >> oh, we have a whole group here from arkansas. they have a little gift for robin. feeling very much like the holidays. i'll bring it inside. >> thank you, ginger. >>> where to find the best bang for your buck this cyber monday? we have great tips for you. >>> the latest trend for documenting your life online. one woman's pregnancy told in 1 now snapshots over nine months. >>> and deck the studio. jonathan adler getting into the spirit. >>> and alicia keys live performing here on "gma." ♪ this girl is on fire i've been taking a multivitamin for years. centrum silver. both of us actually. our pharmacist recommended it. and that makes me feel pretty good about it. and then i heard about a study looking at multivitamins and the long term health benefits. and what do you know? they used centrum silver in the study. makes me feel even better, that's what i take. sorry, we take. [ male announcer ] centrum. the most recommended. most preferred. most studied.
coast is slowly recovering from super storm sandy. this morning some new york city subways are rolling again. also today laguardia airport is re-opening. but 5 million people are still without electricity and the number of deaths blamed on sandy has passed 70. ines ferre joins us now with more on the storm from lower manhattan. ines. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. i am at the entrance of new york's fdr drive and you can see that this area is still flooded after the storm. but down at the jersey shore, that devastation is even worse. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island con
that life is returning to normal in new york city. all three airports are open as of today, as is the new york stock exchange and broadway shows. but problems still persist. traffic in the city is nothing short of a nightmare. without public transportation wednesday, manhattan streets were clogged with people trying to get back to work. subway and train service is starting up today on a limited basis and governor andrew cuomo has suspended fees through friday. >> i am declaring a transportation emergency. >> reporter: mayor bloomberg is mandating that all cars driving into manhattan have to at least have three people. >> i know it is inconvenience for a lot of people. but the bottom line is, the streets can only handle so much. >> reporter: officials estimate half of all gas stations in the area are closed. the result, long lines. >> hundreds of cars here trying to get some gas. >> reporter: industry analysts say it could take another week to get all the gas stations back up and running. >> reporter: and officials say manhattan could get its power back as early as tomorrow or saturday. fo
are scheduled to reopen tomorrow. today's new york city marathon has been cancelled. fema funds have been approved to repair damaged roads and building in new york city and outlying areas that still need a lot of help. abc news reporter robert reports. >>> the nypd patrols the dark streets surrounding this beach, a welcome site for residence, who say the city has been slow to respond to their crisis. >> you could feel the house move. anthony said he will never forget the night sandy came ashore, flooding his neighborhood with up to five feet of water. >> this is like nothing you have ever seen in my worst nightmare. the scariest movie i've ever seen times ten. >> he used this to rope to rescue three neighbors by pulling them off their roof and into his second story bedroom but he would rather talk about the hundreds of volunteers who descended on his neighborhood over the past few days. >> but the heroes are the people walking around feeding everybody and bringing hot food and coffee and towels and everything. the people around here because nobody else did nothing for us. >> it started of
't quite make up for the cancelled new york city marathon but thousands took to the streets of san francisco today for the u.s. half marathon. it started early this morning in aquatic park. they made their way arols the gonld gate bridge before heading back to the park. they say this year's event had a different feel because of what people on the east coast are going through and most say cancelling the new york city marathon was the right thing to do. >> it was, took resources away from helping other people rebuild. it would be very disappointing. >>. >> 5,000 people participated in the half marathon. those who chose to also helped to raise money for saint jude's children's hospital. >>> as if enough wasn't happening here on earth this month there's a lot going nonthis sky, too. the torrid meteor showers will be bright 0 starting tonight. if conditions are right the torrids produce five visible shooting stars an an hour and leoned anies 15 or more give or take. we want to check in with rob for the rate the latest on the weather. >> the next couple of nights should be good. not much
and then went across northern california, oregon, washington, even to their former home in new york city? they started that in january and were wondering if they were doing that this time around. we talk to the giants management and they say probably but it is still too early to plan. right now they are just savoring the moment. line at san francisco city hall, caroline tyler, abc 7 news. >> hope they do that again. >> thanks very much. >> a lot of fans staked out their spots in the middle of the night. >> diehard fans waiting hours and hours to make sure they had a good view. laura anthony is live as well. you talk to a lot of happy fans today. >> happy, a little bit tired but got fired up ones their team took the stage here at the civic center. group that braved the cold, the rain. many were out here all night but they were surely not disappointed. they came from far and wide and came early to gather in san francisco's civic center plaza to celebrate the team that brought the world championship home. >> where are you from? >> sacramento. >> came all the way down here for this? >> yes,
was not involved. new york city has already approved a plan to repair schools and hospitals. 23 schools and two city owned hospitals remain chosed. volunteers have filled a baseball shed with 97 boxes of supplies including blankets and diapers. and the man who organized it was devastated to see the devastation from hurricane sandy. >> i have spent a lot of my time here as a child, it is horrible to see this. i had to get involved. >> they are getting some much immediate needed reservations and it was approved by voters in june and defendants of the coit family and hitch connect donated -- hitch cox donated the money to the tower. >> i always want to make sure i am respectful and cognizant to everybody here. >> they were painted during the depression and they are now in the process of restoring them. >>> it would limit alcohol permits in one neighborhood. david chu was trying to keep more liquor stores from opening on polk street. there are already 6 of them on a long stretch of polk. many are complaining about the nightlife. the meeting will be at the library. >>> black friday is becoming more
and flooding inland. this is from eighth avenue in the new-york city the front of this brown building. this is the before and this is the after the entire wall has fallen down. finally, this is the entrance to a parking garage. this is the before and this is with the same looked like after completely flooded with several cars sticking out of the water. who will have more photos coming up of before and after coming up at 6:00 p.m. charles clifford, kron 4 >>pam: dramatic video. this family in a new york witnessed the destruction first hand on long island. >> , god >> our tree? >> you can see the trees in the neighborhood at toppling one after another. the first on the car, the next is smashed and the people notice a fire that starts at the end of the street. and if that was not scary enough on land tried writing this out on a cruise ship. that is what david evans and his wife went through and this was all on his cellphone. >> from left to right it was so dramatic, quick that all of the furniture inside of our room turned over. everything was predictable that was not attached. >> he was
around the new york city metro area. where they plan to distribute 12 million gallons of gasoline to run generators. meanwhile, the death toll sales at 113. >>> it's been nearly a week since sandi hit. how are things coming along? >> let's go live to staten island this morning. good morning. electricity continues to be a big problem. how many people in new york are still without power? >> reporter: good morning to you. throughout new york city about 800,000 people still without power. that means no key. obviously, they are only adding to the frustrations here. this is a sample of what people and construction crews -- public works crews, rather, are trying to deal with. debris all throughout the streets here. it is not just clothes and photos and memories, but in some cases its entire structures of houses that have been sort of washed away and line the roads. as you might imagine, this actually is an improvement, but there is still so much more that has to be done. >> here on the west coast we see a lot of pictures of storm damage, roads being blocked with water, the subways being flooded
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